Beat the Shot Clock:
- Stop watch
Set the clock for 10 seconds. Call a reference and challenge the kids to find it before time expires.
- Plastic baskets
Attach verses to baskets. Print references on masking tape and place on the balls. Challenge the kids to toss the balls into the appropriate basket.
- Playground cones
Challenge the kids to say the Bible verse while dribbling through the cones.
Challenge the kids to say the books of the Bible in order as they bounce pass the ball to team mates.
Three Point Play
- Books of the Bible cards
Kids will draw a book of the Bible. They will complete a 3-point play if they can name the books that come before and after.
Slam Dunk Snack:
- Seedless mandarin oranges—still in the rind
- Permanent makers
Show the kids how to draw lines to make seedless mandarin oranges into basketballs.
Free Throw Craft:
- Thin, white tape
- 1-ounce plastic cups
- Basketball beads
- Hot glue- (teacher use only)
Show the kids how to use the tape to make a net design on a 1-ounce plastic cup. Tie a basketball bead to a length of cord. Attach the other end of the cord to the bottom of the cup with hot glue. Kids will attempt to flip the bead into the cup.
Tip: Longer cords make this more difficult.